by Andrew Kramer
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A driver struck and killed a teenager in South Jersey early Sunday morning, and it appears alcohol was a factor.READ MORE: SEPTA Union Unanimously Approves Strike If Deal Isn't Reached
17-year-old Antwan Timbers was walking with a friend near Route 130 South and East Federal Street in Burlington City when he was struck just after midnight.
He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Authroties arrested the driver, 42-year-old Ricardo Patterson of Willingboro, who reamined on the scene. He has been charged with Driving Under the Influence and Reckless Driving.READ MORE: Double Shooting In Eastwick Kills 25-Year-Old Man, Wounds Pregnant Woman: Police
The Burlington County proesctuors office will now determine if criminal charges should be filed against Patterson.
Timbers was a senior at Burlington City High School. Counslelors will be on hand Monday to assist grieving students.
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Any witnesses are asked to contact the City of Burlington Police Department, Traffic Unit Supervisor, Sgt. Jeremy Bright at 609-386-0262 Ext. 236